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Jean Ellen Fark
February 15, 1948 ~ January 6, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Jean Ellen Fark, 74, of Centralia passed away Friday, January 6, 2023, at her home. She was born on February 15, 1948, the daughter of James and Lula Mae (Duke) Hartwell in Centralia. She married Wayne Rinne and they later divorced. She married Larry Fark on July 6, 1983, in Las Vegas and he survives her in Centralia.
Along with her husband Larry, survivors include her daughter Stacey Mulvaney of Alma; her daughter-in-law Della Tanner-Rinne of Salem; her grandchildren Coleman Mulvaney and wife Chelsea, Preston Rinne, Katrina Rinne and special friend Tommy Jones; great-grandchildren Alayna, Memphis, and Alyviah; siblings Charles “Chuck” Roethemeyer of Indiana, Larry Roethemeyer and wife Karlyne, Linda York and husband Mike, and Connie Holle and husband Darrell all of Hoyleton; special niece and nephew Alyssa Cole, and Braxton Cole; and a host of more nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; and her son Anthony "Tony" W. Rinne.
Jean was a welcome face to diners and kept the restaurant running smoothly while working as a manager of the Centralia House. Retirement life brought time to enjoy a good game of cards with her Plaza Verde family. Jean also liked to get creative while coloring on her iPad, finding it a great way to relax. She was a supportive fan at her niece, Alyssa’s basketball games and liked to watch the motor cross events Alyssa and her nephew, Braxton participated in. Jean was a loving, proud Ma Ma and Nanny who meant the world to her grandchildren. Her best days and happiest memories were those times when she could gather with her whole family. Jean will forever be remembered for her loyalty, encouraging spirit, and generous heart.
A celebration of life service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Reverend Tommy Henegar officiating. Friends and relatives are welcome to a visitation time from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the services on Sunday at the funeral home in Centralia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jean’s honor to her Family. Online condolences and memories of Jean may be shared with the family by visiting www.maczfuneralhomes.com. Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is privileged to be assisting the family of Jean Fark with arrangements.